Lodge North Star No.145
Vasa Order of America


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IMPORTANT DATES: (Our Calendar of Events)
Dates in Red are open to the public at regular admission. Most other events are open to all Vasa Members. (Dates in italics are posted for officers and committee members.)

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Jan 19, 2019: General Meeting - Installation of 2019 Officers. Meet at Canaan Buffet.
Feb 16, 2019: General Meeting - Fun Meeting. Luncheon: Various casseroles and traditional semla for dessert.
Mar 16, 2019: General Meeting - Possible initiation of new member. Short cultural programs. Luncheon of Swedish Pea Soup and Swedish Pancakes.
Apr 13, 2019: 111th North Star Anniversary Luncheon - Swedish potluck luncheon. Awards presentation. Traditional Nordic program and sing-along. Presentation of Lodge history.
May 18, 2019: General Meeting - Initiation of new members and short cultural programs with presentation about Swedish Midsommar traditions.
Jun 15, 2019: Midsummar Celebration - Our Midsommar Celebration starts at 12:00pm with a potluck luncheon. Then we have the procession of the Midsommar Queen, music, and Swedish dancing around the Midsommar Pole. This festive afternoon will be held at Country Christian Church. Wear your Swedish clothing and bring a lawn chair.
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Aug 17, 2019: Unity in the Community Event in Spokane - Members of our Lodge to participate in the Cultural Village by manning a Swedish booth to educate children and the community about the diverse cultures in our city, and to donate school supplies.
Event location: Riverfront Park Spokane, WA

Sep 21, 2019: General Meeting - Fun outdoor Meeting. Luncheon: BBQ menu served for lunch on the lawn of the Country Homes Christian Church. Playing outdoor games.
Oct 19, 2019: General Meeting - General Meeting with opening of nominations for next year's Committee. Luncheon: TBD
Nov 09, 2019: Fall Folk Festival @ Spokane Community College - Diverse cultural and ethnic crafters, vender booths and entertainment for two days in The Lair - Spokane Community College, 1810 N Greene. Our Vasa members man booth to promote Sweden and Vasa.
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Nov 16, 2019: General Meeting - General Business Meeting with voting for next year's Board members. Initiation, if needed. Recognize and honor our many Veterans.
Event location: Canaan Buffet 9606 N Newport Hwy

Dec 14, 2019: Christmas Luncheon and Lucia Pageant - Our annual Christmas Luncheon and St Lucia festivities will start at 12:00 pm. This will be a Christmas potluck meal with a Swedish theme. There will also be dancing and singing around the Christmas tree, and a possible visit by Santa. God Jul!
contact Steve Matthews phone (509) 489-2333
email: [email protected]
Event location: Country Homes Christian Church 8415 N Wall St Spokane, WA 99208


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